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Bice, Matthew R.; Ball, James; Bickford, Nate; Bickford, Sonja H.; Hollman, Angela; Coughlin, Ava; Dinkel, Danae; Meyer, Richard C.; Ranglack, Dustin H. – Health Educator, 2018
Considering over one-third of the United States' population is now considered obese, childhood obesity has become a highlighted public health concern. Educators and health professionals have spent a significant amount of time examining how to approach the obesity epidemic, specifically childhood obesity, yet there is still no clear solution. An…
Descriptors: Gardening, School Community Programs, Public Health, Food
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Dinour, Lauren M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2015
Competitive foods in schools have historically been scrutinized for their ubiquity and poor nutritional quality, leading many states to enact legislation limiting the availability and accessibility of these items. Evaluations of these policy approaches show their promise in improving the healthfulness of school food environments, considered an…
Descriptors: Conflict, Food, Nutrition, Obesity
Montana Office of Public Instruction, 2017
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is an epidemiologic surveillance system that was established by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help monitor the prevalence of behaviors that not only influence youth health, but also put youth at risk for the most significant health and social problems that can occur during…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, High School Students, National Surveys, Risk
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Kaiser, Michelle L.; Usher, Kareem; Spees, Colleen – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2015
This research sought to explore nutrition and related health issues of 151 households with children who participated in a survey addressing food access, food security, nutrition, health, food provisioning strategies, and barriers to optimal food consumption. This study explored the potential use of community food security strategies as a tool to…
Descriptors: Food, Security (Psychology), Nutrition, Health
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McKinley, Christopher J.; Limbu, Yam B.; Gautam, Rajesh K.; Ahirwar, Ajay K.; Dubey, Pragya; Jayachandran, C. – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: There has been little research conducted within developing nations examining the link between knowledge and diet-related perceptions and behaviors. In addition, prior investigations have rarely examined interrelationships between knowledge and other nutrition-related factors. Purpose: This study explored the relationship between…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Dietetics, Adults, Social Influences
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Gilboy, Mary Beth; Bill, Debra E. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2011
A week long immersion experience in Guanajuato, Mexico provided an opportunity for public health and nutrition students to improve their understanding of Mexican culture, nutrition, and food traditions. The experience positively impacted the students' understanding of the importance of cultural sensitivity in working with the local Mexican…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Education, Latin American Culture, Food
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Velardo, Stefania; Drummond, Murray – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Health literacy is a key international public health goal. Conceptualising health literacy as an asset highlights the importance of fostering a health literate youth for the benefit of future generations, yet research has predominantly focused on examining adults' and older adolescents' health literacy. This presents a gap for…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Nutrition, Literacy, Knowledge Level
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de Macedo, Adriana Nori; Mathiaparanam, Stellena; Ly, Ritchie; Britz-McKibbin, Philip – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
New experiments for undergraduate students are needed to stimulate experiential learning in the laboratory while providing valuable training for future career development. Iodine deficiency remains a major public health concern that is monitored by measuring the median urinary iodide concentration of a population. In this context, we have…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Chemistry, Food, Nutrition
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Juniusdottir, Ragnheidur; Hörnell, Agneta; Gunnarsdottir, Ingibjorg; Lagstrom, Hanna; Waling, Maria; Olsson, Cecilia; Talvia, Sanna; Olafsdottir, Anna S. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Nutritious and attractive school meals can improve health equality and public health. Current official guidelines and recommendations on food and nutrient composition of school meals in 3 Nordic countries; Sweden, Finland, and Iceland, are described and compared with actual practice, ie, availability of foods and nutrients in served…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Programs, Food, Nutrition
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Apostolopoulos, Yorghos; Lemke, Michael; Sönmez, Sevil; Hege, Adam – American Journal of Health Education, 2016
Background: Commercial trucker health is a vital public health concern. Enhanced understanding of the multiplicity, diversity, interdependence, and complexity of policies, resources, and stakeholders relevant to healthful living in trucking worksites can guide future interventions. Purpose: This article examines how the environmental attributes of…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Obesity, Transportation, Motor Vehicles
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Tallant, April – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: Poor dietary behaviors are risk factors for developing chronic diseases that plague public health. Purpose: This study sought to determine the differences in pre and post food label and food choice scores among first-year college students at the beginning and end of the semester. Case analyses were conducted to evaluate individualized…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Food, Selection, Nutrition
O'Hara, Sabine – Metropolitan Universities, 2017
Access to affordable fresh food is an ongoing challenge for underserved urban neighborhoods across the United States. Several are designated food deserts with no access to a full-service grocery store within a one-mile radius. The Urban Food Hubs of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the…
Descriptors: Food, Urban Areas, Neighborhoods, Capacity Building
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Dinour, Lauren M.; Pole, Antoinette – Health Education & Behavior, 2017
Background: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 authorizes the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish nutritional standards for all foods sold in schools participating in federally funded meal programs. These foods, known as competitive foods, are commonly found in school cafeterias, vending machines, fundraisers, and snack bars…
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Standards, Competition
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Wu, Theresa F.; Macaskill, Lesley A.; Salvadori, Marina I.; Dworatzek, Paula D. N. – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: The Balanced School Day (BSD) is a scheduling policy that has the potential to impact children's food behaviors because students are provided with two 20-minute eating opportunities versus the traditional 20-minute lunch. Methods: We aim to raise awareness of this grassroots academic policy and its potential consequences to inform…
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Child Health, Eating Habits
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Loth, Katie; Shanafelt, Amy; Davey, Cynthia; Anfinson, Allison; Zauner, Marguerite; Looby, Anna Ayers; Frost, Natasha; Nanney, Marilyn S. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Licensed child care providers, and the early care and education settings in which they operate, are uniquely situated to influence children's healthy eating and physical activity through practices, attitudes, and supportive physical and social environments. However, preliminary research indicates that child-, family-, and provider-level…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Health Behavior, Eating Habits
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